Archive of Staff news

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Staff attendance at UCL 2014 Graduation Ceremonies

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All academic staff are invited to attend UCL's 2014 Graduation Ceremonies and represent their department as part of the Academic Procession. The online form is now open for academic staff to confirm their attendance and request academic dress (if required).

UCL Careers: Focus on Management – do you want to be a team manager?

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UCL Careers are looking for staff to get involved in their Focus on Management course. It’s a great training course that will allow new or aspiring managers to gain experience and coaching in managing people by being a Team Manager of their own team of UCL students for two days, while being observed by an experienced coach who will give them support and feedback.

UCL Graduate School changes

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The UCL Graduate School has been in existence for twenty years and has delivered significant benefits to UCL, in particular allowing UCL to lead on the provision of an enhanced, broader training experience for research students. The 2011 UCL Research Strategy highlighted the importance of doctoral education within research activity, and the importance of a distinctive high-quality UCL experience intended to develop research leaders and prepare students for various career pathways that would draw on their research experience.

IT Training schedule now available

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Information Services Division offers free IT training to UCL staff and students covering many desktop applications such as Microsoft Office, Photoshop, Endnote and more. We now have an introductory Matlab course available and are also offering an introduction to statistical analysis in the R programming language for the first time.

Spotlight on Alan Bracey

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Alan Bracey

This week the spotlight is on Alan Bracey, Open Access Compliance Officer, UCL Library Services

What is your role and what does it involve?

UCL/IOE merger discussions continue

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IOE

Negotiations between UCL and the Institute of Education (IOE) are continuing, following the decisions in February by the councils of the two organisations to commence discussions about a possible merger.

Summer accommodation at UCL

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John Dodgson House

Although UCL residences only accommodate students during the academic year, this number drops to around 1,000 postgraduates each summer.

Spotlight on Alex Green

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Alex Green

This week the spotlight is on Alex Green, Sustainability Stakeholder and Communications Coordinator, UCL Environmental Sustainability.

UCL Parents and Carers Together Network

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UCL Equalities and Diversity is pleased to launch a new network for carers and parents across UCL, the PACT (Parents and Carers Together) Network.

Wendy Appleby appointed as UCL Registrar and Head of Student & Registry Services

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Wendy Appleby

Wendy joins UCL from Queen Mary University of London where she was Secretary to Council and Academic Registrar, a role that included, among other things, supporting the student life cycle from enquiry to award, in addition to delivering governance and compliance functions. 

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